Debt Limit – Macroeconomic Reason For Its Increase Using IS LM Model

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

This is a vlog unlike any other I’ve made before. The idea is to use a long-standing macroeconomic model called “IS / LM” to explain why the debt limit must be increased by August 2nd 2011.

The IS / LM curve was created in 1937 by Sir John Hicks, and has stood the test of time. Why? Because it’s held up under a number of data tests.

IS is the name of a curve that represents all forms of macro spending, from government spending to taxes and overall weath. LM is the curve for the supply of money. All I do here is explain a “known” fact – that capping the debt ceiling will cause a decrease in money supply, causing an increase in interest rates, and a drop in overall national income.

But I then explain how that’s related to government spending, and why “G” is important. If you disagree with my presentation, make a video of your own using the IS LM Model, and explain why.

There are basic macroeconomic approaches that anyone can understand, and are much more desirable than the hyper-ideological arguments where both sides close themselves off to listening to the other side.

Stay tuned. I think this cries for a follow-up.

About the Author

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of zennie62blog.com and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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